§ 221.33a. Radiation from capacitor energy storage equipment in standby status.

 Radiation emitted from an X-ray tube when the exposure switch or timer in not activated may not exceed a rate of 2 milliroentgens (0.516 µC/kg) per hour at 5 centimeters from an accessible surface of a fully charged diagnostic source assembly, with the beam-limiting device fully open.


   The provisions of this §  221.33a issued under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20).


   The provisions of this §  221.33a adopted October 2, 1998, effective October 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 4894; amended November 16, 2001, effective November 17, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 6282. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (249295) to (249296).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  221.35a (relating to fluoroscopic X-ray systems).

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